Home
Estimates Brakes Brake System Flush

Saturn L100 Brake System Flush

To ensure that your brake system always has healthy brake fluid, a flush removes all the fluid from the lines, and replaces it with new, clean fluid.

Get a Quote

Find Your Cost

Range for All Cars

Free Instant Quote

Average Shop Price $428
RepairSmith Price $243
Average Shop Price RepairSmith Price $ Tell us your vehicle to get a guaranteed price for your brakes from RepairSmith.

Tell us your car to get a guaranteed price from RepairSmith.

Tell us your vehicle to get a guaranteed price for your brakes from RepairSmith.

Our repairs come with:

Certified Mechanics  •  
12-Month | 12,000-Mile Warranty

Easy Online Booking  •  7 Days a Week

Saturn L100 Brake System Flush

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Saturn L100 Brake System Flush is $92. Drop it off at our shop and pick it up a few hours later, or save time and have our Delivery mechanics come to you.

Car
Location
Quoted on
Price
2001 Saturn L100
2.2L L4 Base • 18,000 miles
San Jacinto CA 92582
Nov 16, 2020
$79 - $97
2001 Saturn L100
2.2L L4 Base • 35,000 miles
Galt CA 95632
Nov 9, 2020
$78 - $96
2001 Saturn L100
2.2L L4 Base • 123,000 miles
Marina Del Rey CA 90292
Nov 5, 2020
$89 - $109
2002 Saturn L100
2.2L L4 Base • 263,000 miles
Concord CA 94521
Nov 3, 2020
$75 - $91
2001 Saturn L100
2.2L L4 Base • 197,000 miles
Huntington Beach CA 92649
Nov 2, 2020
$77 - $94
2002 Saturn L100
2.2L L4 Base • 203,000 miles
Rancho Cordova CA 95741
Oct 15, 2020
$75 - $91
2001 Saturn L100
2.2L L4 Base • 10,000 miles
Citrus Heights CA 95610
Oct 12, 2020
$89 - $109
2001 Saturn L100
2.2L L4 Base • 256,000 miles
Tarzana CA 91357
Oct 7, 2020
$89 - $109
2002 Saturn L100
2.2L L4 Base • 22,000 miles
Shafter CA 93263
Oct 5, 2020
$87 - $107
2001 Saturn L100
2.2L L4 Base • 221,000 miles
Coyote CA 95013
Sep 28, 2020
$82 - $100
Last Updated:
Dec 15, 2020 8:42 PM
Get A Quote 12-Month | 12,000-Mile Warranty

What is a Brake System Flush?

Let’s start with what the brakes do, and why they’re important. Wait. Do we really need to do that? You do know what brakes are, and why they’re kind of important, yeah? Okay, good. Then let’s move on to how the brake system actually works. The brakes in your car are powered by a hydraulic system. When you depress the brake pedal, brake fluid runs through tubes to the brake calipers. The calipers force the brake pads to clamp down on the brake rotors, which slows down the car’s wheels. That, in turn, slows and stops the car. Didn’t know that your brake system uses fluid? You’re not alone. But it does, and the fluid provides the pressure necessary to make the brake system function. Yet like most fluids in your car, the brake fluid needs to be replaced eventually, usually as a preemptive measure. Brake fluid can go funky by slowly picking up some hitchhikers that it shouldn’t pick up. Water in the fluid can cause corrosion and lessen the efficacy of the entire brake system. And dirt, metal, or rubber debris in the fluid is...well you can probably guess that it’s not good. It damages the entire brake system. So what’s a flush? Well, to ensure that your brake system always has healthy brake fluid, a flush removes all the fluid from the lines, and replaces it with new, clean fluid. Simple as that.

About system section icon
Get a Quote 12-Month | 12,000-Mile Warranty

When do you need a Brake System Flush?

Spongy Brakes

Can I safely assume that “spongy” is not an adjective that you want associated with your car? Over time, water will accumulate in the brake fluid, and the result will be a spongy feel when you press on the brake pedal. Not a great feeling.

Poor brake performance

Here’s something that I sincerely hope you don’t need to be told: When your brakes aren’t performing up to their usual standards, something is wrong, and that something needs to be fixed immediately. Diminished brake performance can mean that the brake fluid is contaminated and needs to be flushed. It’s more likely to mean something else in the brake system is struggling - such as the calipers, rotors, or pads - but it could mean that it’s time for a good ol’ flush.

Funky looking fluid

Is it also safe to assume that you're not checking your brake fluid on the daily? No judgement here, but if you - or, more likely, a mechanic - does check the brake fluid and notices that it’s brown, black, or sludgy, then it's probably time for a flush.

Get a Quote 12-Month | 12,000-Mile Warranty

How urgent is a Brake System Flush?

If you made it through this entire article and don’t yet realize how important your brakes are, then it might be time to head back to Driver’s Ed.

Brakes are important, and that includes the fluid. If you don’t get your system flushed when you need to, the fluid will decrease the ability of your brakes, while also breaking down and corroding the entire system.

This one’s a no-brainer. If you need to get your brake system flushed, get it flushed.

System section icon
Get a Quote 12-Month | 12,000-Mile Warranty

How can we help?

Car repair can be scary, but it doesn't need to be. RepairSmith is here to make it easy.

Get a Quote

12-Month | 12,000-Mile Warranty